Focus on Fashion – The perfect accessory for S/S15 the camera bag!

A key print for Resort ’15, Valentino’s psychedelic stripes are inspired by the house’s 1973 runway collection. This ‘Rockstud’ shoulder bag boasts the label’s signature hand-applied pale-gold pyramid studs and is ideal for carrying your camera, or just the essentials.

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Updated in red for spring, Gucci’s ‘Soho’ shoulder bag will make a bold yet timeless addition to your wardrobe. Crafted in Italy, this soft textured-leather style is lined in canvas. We love the heritage details, including the gold chain strap, embossed interlocking logo and chunky tassel.

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Marc by Marc Jacobs’ compact ‘Sally’ shoulder bag is patterned with a vibrant floral print. This faux textured-leather design has a secure zip fastening and a handy front pocket for storing your cell. Adjust the strap to carry yours cross-body. £175

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Detailed with Saint Laurent’s iconic gold lettering, this ‘Monogramme’ shoulder bag will hold your cell, keys and lipstick. Though petite in size, this style has integrated card slots, meaning you don’t have to carry a wallet. Wear it over the shoulder or cross-body.

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Siobhán xx

Focus on Fashion – escaping to the sun for Easter

Chloé’s white gauze top has a delicate guipure lace bib that’s cutout along the front – maximize the effect with gel petals. Wear yours with flared jeans or a skirt.

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Travel in style with Eddie Harrop’s taupe textured-leather weekend bag. This handmade carryall is detailed with gold studs and opens to a canvas-lined interior with a generous amount of space – ideal for short getaways. Attach the optional shoulder strap or use the top handles.

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The classic summer boater originates from the straw designs issued to British Royal Navy midshipmen in the 19th century, providing protection from tropical sun. Eugenia Kim’s chic ‘Brigitte’ version has been woven in the USA from lightweight hemp and cotton-blend and is finished with a wide black grosgrain band and bow.

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Smythson’s emerald travel set has been meticulously crafted by skilled artisans. The textured-leather passport cover is embossed with playful gold images and the luggage tag has separate windows for your ‘Home’ and ‘Destination’ addresses.

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Valentino’s ivory mini dress is knitted with plenty of stretch for flexibility and has a flattering nipped-in waist defined by a panel of tonal lace. Elegantly decorated with ruffles, this feminine piece is fully lined in stretch-silk. Wear yours with flat sandals.

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Detailed with Saint Laurent’s iconic gold lettering, this ‘Monogramme’ shoulder bag will hold your cell, keys and lipstick. Though petite in size, this style has integrated card slots, meaning you don’t have to carry a wallet. Wear it over the shoulder or cross-body.
The crocheted cotton overlay of Stella McCartney’s espadrilles is woven with a sweet daisy motif. This open-toe pair is crafted from cream canvas with white faux leather trims. Wear yours with everything from tailored shorts to summer dresses.

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Illesteva’s ‘Leonard II’ sunglasses are designed in New York and handcrafted in Italy. The mirrored lenses are a contemporary update to the classic round-frame silhouette. Wear them in the city or on vacation.

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Focus on Fashion with YSL & Isabel Marant

Trust Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane to put a cool spin on one of the must-have pieces for the coming season – the peasant blouse. This style has been made in France with ruffled trims and a tie-fastening keyhole to enhance the billowy silhouette. The silk-chiffon is completely sheer, so wear yours with a tonal bra or camisole. Double click on photo to shop
Gianvito Rossi’s strappy black suede sandals top our list of must-have spring footwear. They’re set on a sturdy block heel and have a wrap-around design that gives them subtle edge. Wear yours to add a graphic finish to simple looks. Double click on photo to shop
Roland Mouret’s ‘Hudson’ sunglasses have a subtle aviator-style silhouette – ultra flattering on all face shapes. This chic pair is crafted from clear acetate with a tortoiseshell detail and skinny silver nickel arms for a retro look. Double click on photo to shop
Isabel Marant’s ‘Nicky’ jacket has been impeccably tailored for a smart silhouette from a breathable cotton and linen-blend. Glossy satin lapels and trims add textural interest and emphasize the sleek cut. Knot the optional leather belt at your waist. Double click on photo to shop
Frame Denim’s ‘Le High Flare’ jeans are a modern update on a classic ’70s style. Sitting high on the waist, this pair has a skinny fit through the thigh but kicks out at the knee. The blend of modal and cotton ensures they stay soft, wash after wash. Double click on photo to shop
Double click on photo to shop. Saint Laurent’s ‘Monogramme’ shoulder bag has been made in Italy from beige textured-leather. This petite design is embellished with the house’s iconic ‘YSL’ plaque and has a handy internal pocket for storing cards or show invites.

Siobhán xx